Businesswoman sues high-ranking military officer over assault

The Kampong Speu Provincial Court yesterday issued a summons for a high-ranking military official working in the Ministry of National Defence for questioning, allegedly for beating and confining his businesswoman lover.
A court document, issued by Deputy Prosecutor Khai Samphors and obtained  by Khmer Times yesterday identified the suspect as Major General Soy Chansoeun, 45, the deputy director of the General Command Development Department in the Ministry of National Defence living in Phnom Penh.
The victim was identified as Duong Hemalis, 41, the owner of a construction company also living in